What happens when an insurer tenders its policy limits, only to have its offer rejected on the basis that the insurer negligently handled the claim?
By: Anthony L. Miscioscia and Margo E. Meta A primary insurer has a duty of good faith to an excess insurer to attempt to negotiate a settlement with a third-party
A published Pennsylvania decision favorable to insurance companies, the Wenk case would apply to future claims in both the first- and third-party contexts.
If this latest legislative attempt to change Florida’s bad faith litigation environment becomes law, it will be a good step towards correcting the financial havoc caused—at least in part—by that environment.
The coverage community was anxiously waiting to learn if an employee claims adjuster could be sued for bad faith or violations under Washington’s Consumer Protection Act.
In a highly anticipated decision, a sharply divided Florida Supreme Court reversed the decision of the state’s Fourth District Court of Appeal and reinstated a jury’s $9.2 million verdict against GEICO. . .